June 21, 2024

President Muhamamdu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the nation’s security chiefs as part of efforts aimed at ending the menace of insecurity battling the country.

The meeting was held inside the President’s office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Present at the meeting are Minister of defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, National Security Adviser, Babagana Mongonu, The new Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ahmed Abubakar Service Chiefs and Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris.

In a message posted on the Twitter handle, @NGRPresident, the Presidency said the security chiefs briefed Buhari on intelligence gathering and law enforcement efforts across the country.

“Security meeting today, presided over by President @MBuhari. NSA, Service Chiefs, Intelligence Chiefs, IGP in attendance.

“President briefed on Intelligence-gathering and law enforcement efforts across the country, by the various agencies,” the message reads.

The meeting came at a time that there is growing concern over increasing killings by people suspected to be Fulani herdsmen across the country.

It would be recalled that Former President Olusegun Obasanjo had in a statement released on Tuesday highlighted the killings as one of the issues the present administration had failed to address headlong.

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